Total merchandise trade for January to April this year grew by 2.6 percent to $20.101 billion from $19.595 billion last year. Revenues from... Read more about External Trade Performance : April 1999.
Labor force is 1.3 million more than in April 1998, bringing number of employed up by 1.7 million and increasing employment rate from 86.7 percent... Read more about Philippine Labor Force Survey April 1999.
The rates for all commodity groups except for fuel, light and water (FLW) slowed down. Food, beverages and tobacco (FBT) moved down to 5.7 percent... Read more about Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index (1994=100) : May 1999.
Revenue from merchandise exports for the first four months of 1999 grew by 12.1 percent to $10.198 billion from $9.101 billion last year.
Production and sales for total manufacturing in March 1999 continued to decline though at a slower rate compared to a year ago according to the... Read more about Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries : March 1999.
Declining value of imports failed to hamper the growth in the countrys total trade output as rising exports continued to offset the drop. Total... Read more about External Trade Performance : March 1999.
The rates for food, beverages and tobacco (FBT) slowed down to 7.8 percent in April from 9.2 percent in March; housing and repairs (H&R), 9.4... Read more about Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index (1994=100) : April 1999.
Aggregate merchandise export receipts for the first quarter of 1999 grew by 15.2 percent to $7.850 billion from $6.816 billion in 1998.
Total trade in goods for the first two months of 1999 amounted to $9.803 billion which was 0.4 percent higher than $9.765 billion last year.... Read more about External Trade Performance : February 1999.